Nutrition Operations
Production Manager

General Purpose and Scope of Position

The Production Manager will be responsible for day-to-day plant operations. As a key member of the Facilities Operations Group, this individual will be responsible for all staff operations to ensure the efficient and safe handling and receipt of all ingredients into the facility, the processing activities within the facility, and of the shipment of all finished product from the facility.

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Key Skills and Abilities Include

  • A professional individual with strong leadership and organizational skills
  • A team player who excels at building relationships and encourages staff growth and development
  • A creative individual with experience in all aspects of plant operation with an eye for efficient production methods and an understanding of best practices
  • Prioritizing multiple tasks for the best production efficiencies
  • Motivating and creating a unified team
  • Ability to efficiently manage production costs and align these costs to volume produced
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced and changing work environment
  • Ability to implement and oversee company policy in regards to feed and worker safety

Key Personal Attributes Include

  • An individual with a high level of integrity, who will represent the Company well
  • A relationship building individual that can communicate strong production organizational skills
  • Connects effectively with suppliers, customers and co-workers
  • Partners with others to achieve the same goal
  • Enthusiasm in creating a positive attitude in the work environment

Specific Responsibilities and Key Deliverables Include

  • Manage logistics of inbound product from suppliers
  • Oversee the receipt and shipment of all inbound/outbound products at the plant
  • Monitor and manage the safe and effective storage of all product at the plant and all outside third party storage locations associated with the locations inventory
  • Manage the day-to-day processes related to the production of outbound plant processed product
  • Manage the day-to-day processes required to ensure processing information mirrors JDE information
  • Manage a staff of production workers, maintenance workers and office workers
  • Oversee all equipment maintenance and capital needs for the facility
  • Be responsible for managing and updating all plant processes to meet requirements of the Wilbur- Ellis Regulatory Management System programs
  • Be responsible for managing and updating all plant Feed Quality and Safety process programs (HACCP plan, QA manual, plant procedures etc.) as outlined in the Wilbur- Ellis Quality Management system
  • Be responsible for all aspects of plant and employee safety as outlined in the Wilbur- Ellis Environmental, Health, and Safety Management System
  • Approve and monitor all plant production-related expenses
  • Oversee product sampling, testing, and testing results

Nutrition Operations Matrix

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